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Old 07-29-2012, 10:52 AM
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Hi All,

I have a Habu 32 with P20 conversion. The fuel system is running 3mm festo and I would like to install a ballcock valve in between the fuel pump and tank - to isolate the pump when fueling the tank. It seems though that the smallest Festo ball cock is 4mm.

Does anyone know if a 3mm ballcock is available? another option would be to install a 3 to 4mm step connector on either side of the valve, or maybe change the tank to pump line to 4mm?

Appreciate opinions on this.

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Old 07-29-2012, 11:05 AM
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The easiest way is to use one of these in each end of the Festo valve.
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Old 07-29-2012, 11:25 AM
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That all creates quite a big installation in a small airframe. Why just not use a pipe clamping device on the tygon. Very cheap, light and works well. I use them in all my planes

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Where might they come from?
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Where might they come from?

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=12235
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Hi,

I used a 4mm pipe & 4mm festo valve from the UAT to the pump.
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